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Junior Chelsea Beeler and Senior Allie Raines walk out to the court.

Girls JV Tennis Brings Back Wins at Fort Zumwalt West Tournament

September 29, 2022

On Saturday, Sept. 17th, the Girl’s JV Tennis team had a tournament against Fort Zumwalt  West. The girls showed an immense amount of effort against not only Fort Zumwalt West, but also Timberland...

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer September 28, 2022

On Monday, Sept. 19th, the JV and varsity girls tennis teams went head-to-head against Fort Zumwalt South in a scathing 2 hour event. With extreme heat and blazing sun, the girls played to the best...

Aubrey Hunter Kicking the ball

Serving up a Game

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer November 2, 2021

Girls Junior Varsity Tennis played against Fort Zumwalt West in a Home match. Nadia Manushev thinks being able to play with the friends you make is the best part of the game. "I like the friendships...

Bethany List and Lindsay Way get ready to start their doubles match.

Game, Set, Match!

Rebecca Hornberger, Staff Photographer October 18, 2021

The JV girls tennis team went up in an exciting match against Liberty High School on Sept. 17. The girls had been practicing intensely for their matches. Junior, Allie Raines, is playing her first season...

Junior Katie Groat hitting a backhanded shot.

A Bittersweet Ending

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 8, 2021

On October 3rd, Varsity Girl's Tennis played their Team Districts against Fort Zumwalt West. They went into the match with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, ready to defeat FZW. While FHC lost the match...

Sophomore Kate Baranowski serves the ball.

One, Two, Swing!

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer September 23, 2021

The JV girls tennis team faced off against Holt on Sept. 15. The team has been honing their skills at practice for months in preparation to test their abilities against other high schools. A few of the...

Junior Chloe Schwab, hitting the ball.

Swinging to Greatness

Maya Culian, Staff Photographer October 1, 2020

Playing your rival school is never an easy task. On Wednesday, Sept. 9 the Girls Varsity Tennis team had a match against their rival school, Howell High School, the match ended with a final score of 0-9....

Libby Mathis practices serving before taking her real swing.

Fighting Through Firsts

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer September 30, 2020

The best of junior varsity girls tennis headed out to Fort Zumwalt West on Saturday, Sept. 19 to play in a doubles tournament. They started their day early and played into the heat of the day. For many...

McKenna Lenhardt, Junior, after hitting the ball.

Swinging Into Their Last Year

Leanna Welch, Staff Photographer September 28, 2020

Varsity Tennis won against FZE Lions at 3:30 on Monday, Sept. 14 on home turf. Senior Night was occurring as well, making it an exciting game for the team. "It was Senior Night and I got to play my...

Ending as a Team

Ending as a Team

Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter September 28, 2020

Even with an odd start to the school year, the girls JV tennis team has worked hard this past season both during matches and at practices. On Saturday, Sept. 19, the team’s top double pairs played in...

Katie Moore and Sophia Miller sharing a moment  before the match.

Serve It Up

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer September 24, 2020

The JV Tennis team came out with a big win against Holt High School on Sept. 17. As soon as the Varsity team matches dwindled down, JV stepped up to bring their A game on the court. Sophomore Sophia Miller...

Erin Reitz, Captain, hugs her teammate during an emotional senior night ceremony

Tennis Senior Night

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor September 22, 2020

In many aspects this fall sport is much the same, despite the use of masks the team continues to enjoy their season and make the most of it. Seniors this year were celebrated in normal fashion with the...

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